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Joe's Crab Shack

12011 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840
+1 714-703-0505
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab” (104 reviews)
“seafood” (107 reviews)
“steampot” (17 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
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12011 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

While the service was very good we found the food to be just OK. Our dinners came with plain rice and steamed broccoli. It would have been nice to have a choice of either cooked veggies or salad. My crab cake dinner was OK. The...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kpatters
Reviewed 6 days ago

First the good, the service is great very friendly servers. There is a small play area for kids, if you sit outside in the patio you can keep an eye on them. Now for the bad I really do not care for their food. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bleueyes810
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place on a beautiful sunny day and had a table by the water. We had shrimps and beer, the best shrimps I ever had! The service was great!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank smily53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late dinner after Unjversal Studios visit. The vibe was energetic and upbeat. Cool decos and nice seafood selection. Although i found the food to be a little too salty and rich for my taste I cant say enough about the incredible...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Trek579660
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

This Joe's Crab Shack came through with consistently good food and service. They easily animated a large party.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BrandyB238
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This is a chain, so if you've been to one, you pretty-much know the menu and vibe of the place. It was a typically nice, Southern California afternoon, so we sat outside. However, we walked through the inside and talked to several people on the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BBmyself
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Food was hot and fresh. There was no wait. The cocktail was very good, which was in a souvenir glass.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sips_T
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We got 20% off through our conference which the restaurant didn’t seem to know. So we had to show them the email we got from the organizers. Colin the waiter was great. We could hardly eat all the food between four of us and we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BethAnnSH123
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Went in for a bite with my brother, and the staff and food were great! Will definitely be back again!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Koko K
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Came here many years ago on a Disneyland trip and was not impressed. This time it was markedly better. The portions were large and the food was tasty. There are surprisingly few seafood restaurants in this area. The only thing that could have been better...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AZfamily22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12011 Harbor Blvd, Garden Grove, CA 92840
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Garden Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 714-703-0505
Joe's Crab Shack brings fresh seafood, authentic flavors and Southern coastal flair to locations all across America. Joe's menu features crab, fish, lobster, mussels, clams and shrimp.
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